FEC 905 at Colfax. The 419 is an old friend of mine, been watching it go by since I moved here in 1980.
FEC 418 leads 905 back into Bowden Yard
Through Julia! FEC 905 heads for Bowden as developing Tropical Storm Julia brings squally rains to the area. The work must get done, rain or shine.
The rainy season took a break for a few weeks but is back in force. Here FEC 905 hustles northward through a thundery downpour bound for Bowden Yard.
FEC 905 with an old school scheme rolling back to Bowden on a very hot day. Was surprised to see a GP38-2 on this train.
905 arrives back at Bowden Yard after switching industries to the south.
It was a rather unsettled day locally with thunder, hail, rain and more rain. But the FEC keeps rolling and working. Here 905 works a local industry at Colfax.
FEC 905 with 2K Blue 421 leading. For years 905 was long hood forward south but in the past year now runs short hood forward south and long back north.
The hard working crew of FEC 905 packs in a long day and heads back to Bowden yard after working multiple industries between there and Dorena a round trip of over 120 miles.
The hard working crew of FEC 905 hustles back towards Bowden Yard. The 421 is in the Millennium Blue scheme which is getting harder to find with the retro blue repaints coming in.
Came out here to see the local train heading back to Bowden yard.
FEC 905 hustles back north, unusually running long hood forward after completing work at Sunbelt and Bunnell. Retro blues are becoming more numerous in the GP40-2 fleet.
In the last rays of the sun, Retro Blue 433 leads 905 back north after working sunbelt chemicals, then meeting 107 at Dorena. It is uncommon for the long hood to face north on 905.
The 905 road switcher hustles out of Bowden Yard to begin their days work south of town.
FEC 905 sporting one of the new Retro Blues slows to work an industry at Colfax.